ERIC Number: ED400368
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Title 1--Employment. Questions & Answers for Employees.
American Association of Retired Persons, Washington, DC.
This guide provides information on Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in a question-and-answer format for employees. The guide covers such topics as the following: which employers must comply; what employment practices and activities are covered; who is protected against employment discrimination; definitions of a person with a disability, a job's "essential functions," a "reasonable accommodation," and "undue hardship"; modification of existing facilities; preemployment medical examinations; drug testing; limits on health insurance coverage; alcoholism; age discrimination; remedies; and procedures to follow if individuals believe they have been victims of discrimination. Appendixes include a list of nine ADA Title I resources and five recommended readings. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adults, Age Discrimination, Disabilities, Disability Discrimination, Employment Practices, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Federal Legislation
American Association of Retired Persons, Fulfillment, 601 E Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20049 (1-15 copies, free; stock number D15617).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Association of Retired Persons, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Americans with Disabilities Act 1990